On May 2, 2017, Courtland Quincy Goldsboro, age 29, of Church Hill, Maryland entered a guilty plea to Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin.  Goldsboro was sentenced on June 30, 2017 in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County to 20 years in prison.  14 of those years were suspended and Goldsboro will be required to serve
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On August 22, 2017, in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County, Thomas Edward Johnson, Jr., aged 28, recently from Cambridge, Maryland, but a Grasonville native, was sentenced to 11 years and 6 months to serve in the Maryland Division of Corrections, for his convictions for theft and conspiracy to commit theft, along with two
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On July 31, 2017, in the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court, Brian Labar Taylor entered a plea of guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Clonazepam, a schedule IV controlled dangerous substance.  He is a subsequent offender. The plea stems from a March 22, 2017 traffic stop by a Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Deputy in
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On July 28, 2017, in the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court, Robert Colin Bearden entered a plea of guilty to DUI per se, as a subsequent offender.  The plea stems from a December 30, 2016 hit and run accident on the Kent Narrow Bridge.  Bearden was crossing the Kent Narrows Bridge when he collided with
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State’s Attorney Lance Richardson honored James “Jimmy” Vanlew of Stevensville, MD with an Uncommon Valor award for life saving efforts that Vanlew made during the summer of 2017. (Photo: Left to Right: Lance Richardson, State’s Attorney, Helen Katinas, James “Jimmy” Vanlew, Nancy Vanlew and Andy Vanlew) On a hot summer day in July, 2017 Jimmy
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On March 31, 2017, Scott Alan Harlow, 56 of Stevensville, appeared in the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court for a bench trial in an unrelated case.  The matter was scheduled for trial at 1:30 pm.  The Defendant appeared shortly after 3:00 pm after calling the Court and indicating that he would be late.  When Harlow
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On August 8, 2017 the Office of the Sheriff for Queen Anne’s County hosted the first Alive at 25 Driver Safety Training course which was presented by Corporal Charles Gore of the Maryland State Police Crash Team, who taught the four hour course to 25 teenagers from Queen Anne’s County. The course was sponsored by
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On May 2, 2017, in the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court, Bradley Cheers Kornegay, age 33 from New Castle, Delaware, entered a plea of guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana.  The plea agreement stems from a traffic stop on December 4, 2016 in which a Maryland State Trooper stopped Kornegay for speeding.  During
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On Sunday June 26, 2016 at approximately 4:00 am, Maryland State Trooper First Class Dustin Pope, pulled over a Honda minivan in the area of Rt. 50 and Nesbit Road for a headlight out and excessive speed. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Dinsmorre Downer.  The Trooper detected an odor of alcohol and
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